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  • Posted 01/31/2015 08:25:41 EST

    In response to ThatWasMe's comment: In response to notin's comment: In response to ThatWasMe's comment: In response to 67redsox's comment: TWM~ You a troll?  Not even close!  You are a valuable member more »

  • Posted 01/30/2015 10:10:30 EST

    In response to moonslav59's comment: Certainly there's a chance 2-3 of our 5 starters struggle this year. I doubt it, but it's possible. More likely 1 or 2 might dissapoint. I'm liking the chances tha more »

  • Posted 01/30/2015 09:44:04 EST

    In response to slasher9's comment: In response to notin's comment: In 2012,  Lester haf an ERA of 4.82 and an ERA+  of 87.  John Lackey missed all of 2012 and had an ERA of 5.26 in his previoustwo yea more »

  • Posted 01/30/2015 09:42:11 EST

    In response to Kingface12's comment: When is the Sox brass going to learn that they simply are not good at picking out good reclamation projects?!?!?! _________________________________________________ more »

  • Posted 01/30/2015 09:41:22 EST

    In response to southpaw777's comment:

    Red sox just DFA'd Drake Britton to make room on the 40 man for Ogando




    BRitton really had no chance once the Sox dealt for Ross anyway...

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  • Posted 01/30/2015 09:39:19 EST

    In response to ThatWasMe's comment: In response to 67redsox's comment: TWM~ You a troll?  Not even close!  You are a valuable member here so just ignore those who don't thing so. Great minds discuss i more »

  • Posted 01/30/2015 04:48:50 EST

    In 2012,  Lester haf an ERA of 4.82 and an ERA+  of 87.  John Lackey missed all of 2012 and had an ERA of 5.26 in his previoustwo years in Boston.  Were you confident in March  of 2013 that the Sox ha more »

  • Posted 01/30/2015 10:38:58 EST

    In response to southpaw777's comment: Its all about a good balance in the end. you can win the regular season with ok pitching and offense. Just ask Toronto. but come the playoffs it seems pitching ha more »

  • Posted 01/30/2015 10:32:12 EST

    Given his health history and apparent durability,  Ogando makes more sense as a reliever. 

     

    But then its not like self-declared 2015 Cy Young nominee Jor Kelly is a bastion of good health himself...

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  • Posted 01/29/2015 12:03:31 EST

    In response to seannybboi's comment: In response to notin's comment: [QUOTE] In response to seannybboi's comment: [QUOTE] Can we just stop and agree that adding an ace to our rotation and with the lin more »

  • Posted 01/29/2015 10:04:52 EST

    In response to seannybboi's comment: Can we just stop and agree that adding an ace to our rotation and with the lineup we currently have has better chance of winning?  That should be the only point.   more »

  • Posted 01/29/2015 10:00:58 EST

    In response to Kingface12's comment: That's a lot of words to say "Timely hitting and solid pitching is important"....... _________________________________________________ “You all know exactly who more »

  • Posted 01/29/2015 10:00:07 EST

    In response to moonslav59's comment: Nice research. I'd prefer using ERA+ or ERA- than just ERA due to league differences and park differences, but the numbers still are telling. Sox4ever Thought abou more »

  • Posted 01/28/2015 11:06:31 EST

    Is it really a “proven truth” that pitching wins championships?  And how is this quantified?  I have been hearing this for YEARS, and now moreso than ever how important pitching is.  Well, how imp more »

  • Posted 01/28/2015 06:06:37 EST

    So who thinks it would be funny if Aaron Hernandez takes the stand tomorrow and blurts out in court "BELICHICK HAD THOSE BALLS DEFLATED! !! HE DOES IT ALL THE TIME! !! HE'S BEEN DEFLATING EM FOR YEARS more »

  • Forum Post: Need an ace?

    Posted 01/28/2015 04:38:57 EST

    In response to seannybboi's comment: So having an ace has far better chance to win it all than not having one.   "Do or do not.  There's no try." Dave Cameron said it best when he said "it's not neces more »

  • Posted 01/28/2015 04:33:04 EST

    And just because someone likes two prospects doesn't mean they are viewed equally.   It's actually not hypocritical to be okay with trading Ranaudo whilr still being protective of Betts and Swihart. 

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  • Forum Post: Need an ace?

    Posted 01/28/2015 08:10:09 EST

    This thread wad more about the overall myth of needing an ace than about the Sox staff in general.  It's one thing yo like this staff, but even the stainchest of is supporters would like it more if ev more »

  • Posted 01/27/2015 09:47:44 EST

    Ross is a terrific reliever, but man, he was a bad starter last year...

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  • Forum Post: Need an ace?

    Posted 01/27/2015 11:50:58 EST

    I keep seeing posts over and over about how the Sox need an ace, mostly supported by claims like "no one has ever won without one."       Is this really true?         Who was the ace of the 2011 Cardi more »

  • Posted 01/25/2015 08:14:48 EST

    If the goal is toi ncrease offense, the absolutefirst move should be to add the DH to the NL.    Sure it had a fun tradition, but how many other sports have different rules for different leagues?  Thi more »

  • Posted 01/25/2015 05:15:42 EST

    We all think he is reaching a little, but what would anyone's reaction have ben if Corey Kluber made an equivalent statement last January?

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  • Posted 01/25/2015 09:40:43 EST

    In response to pinstripezac35's comment: In response to jasko2248's comment:   In response to Teakus' comment:   Ok my latest thoughts on this subject are as follows: We've built our starting staff pa more »

  • Posted 01/25/2015 09:37:09 EST

    Good for Kel;y.  But honestly, there are maybe about 40 or 50 names that are much more likely...

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  • Posted 01/24/2015 03:10:04 EST

    In response to Flapjack07's comment: What do this offseason and last offseason have in common besides the lack of Matt Kemp?   Yeah, well, you know, that's just, like, your opinion, man. No Scherzer, more »

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